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Sierra Leone parliament approves another group of president Bio’s ministers

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 May 2018: Parliament of Sierra Leone today, Tuesday 8 May 2018, debated and approved the Second and Third Reports of the Committee on Appointments and the Public Service, which is chaired by the leader of Government Business, Hon. Mohamed Sidi Tunis. According to the Department of [Read More]

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Donald Trump’s U-turn gives Sierra Leone president Bio thumbs up

Abdulai Mansaray: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 8 May 2018: Since becoming the chief tenant at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, Donald Trump has successfully made countless remarks, which at best have been annoying and controversial in equal measure. He has also had his fair share of gaffs, inaccurate accounts of [Read More]

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Sierra Leone parliament snubs Dr. Sandy as it considers approval of ministers

Augustine Samba: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 7 May 2018: Sierra Leone’s Appointments and Public Service Parliamentary Committee, has postponed the interview of the controversial Dr. Denis Sandy, the proposed Minister of Lands, Country Planning and the Environment, although his name was on the list of nominees to be interviewed today. The [Read More]

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President Trump sending delegation to the inauguration of Sierra Leone president Bio

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 5 May 2018: Two seismic shifts have taken place in the last two months in the West African state of Sierra Leone. Firstly, the man once described as a pariah presidential candidate because of his role in the former military NPRC regime as a Brigadier and leader, [Read More]

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Sierra Leone Krio Descendant Union paid courtesy call on president Bio

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 May 2018: The Krio Descendant Union (KDU), paid an official visit to state House in Freetown yesterday, May 3rd, 2018. The primary purpose of this visit was to congratulate the newly elected President Julius Maada Bio. Mr Leon Jenkins-Johnston introduced the members of the executive and [Read More]

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Sierra Leone opposition APC MPs taking oath in parliament today

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 May 2018: The Members of Parliament Elect of the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party, have this morning entered the well of Parliament, after they were unceremoniously pushed out of parliament by the police, following ugly scenes of violent conduct by several of their MPs. [Read More]

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President Bio’s ministers appear before Parliamentary Committee

Augustine Samba: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 4 May 2018: The Appointments Committee of Parliament, yesterday met in Committee Room One of the parliament buildings, to interview the Presidential Nominees put forward by president Julius Maada Bio for approval, before they can become ministers of his government. The Leader of Government Business [Read More]